helminthR: Access London Natural History Museum Host-Helminth Record Database

Access to large host-parasite data is often hampered by the availability of data and difficulty in obtaining it in a programmatic way to encourage analyses. 'helminthR' provides a programmatic interface to the London Natural History Museum's host-parasite database, one of the largest host-parasite databases existing currently <http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/scientific-resources/taxonomy-systematics/host-parasites/>. The package allows the user to query by host species, parasite species, and geographic location.

Package details

AuthorTad Dallas
MaintainerTad Dallas <[email protected]>
URL https://github.com/rOpenSci/helminthR
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helminthR documentation built on May 2, 2019, 1:44 p.m.